NBC is discussing with the presenter Megyn Kelly the conditions of her dismissal

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American television channel NBC is negotiating with certain leading Megyn Kelly, who was interviewing the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, about the conditions under which it might leave a division of NBC News, according to CNN.

Earlier, the Daily Mail newspaper, citing sources familiar with the situation, reported that Kelly was fired from her job leading to NBC for racist remarks. According to the newspaper, Kelly was left without a job after the program the Today Show expressed his opinion in support of the so-called «blackface» — theatrical make-up, which is a caricature of a face of a black man. According to the newspaper, the amount that the channel may have to pay Kelly is on contract $ 69 million.

After appearing in media reports about the impending dismissal of her Cell, the official representative of Davidson Goldin said that the channel has not yet contacted her or her representatives. Later, the company still made contact with the presenter. As CNN notes, «it is a sign that the negotiations are». According to the channel, «stakes are high», considering that the leading a contract was signed, presumably, to $ 23 million per year.

Officially resignation of the leading has yet to be announced, but according to CNN, it will happen in the coming days. Earlier, some media reported that Kelly will only leave the show, but will remain on TV in another role, however, CNN sources denied this information. According to media reports, leading to return to the Fox network, where he worked before.

Kelly 46 years, she is a famous journalist and TV presenter. One reason for this fame — repeated criticism of the American President Donald trump. After one of the rounds of election debates he spoke negatively about the leading politician accused Kelly of being biased and said directly that he did not like. He later refused to debate on Fox because of what lead them once again was Kelly.

In June 2017, Putin gave Kelly interview on the topic of Russian-American relations and accusations of Russia in «to the intervention in the U.S. elections» — these charges are denied in the White house and the Kremlin. This episode is Kelly watched 6 million Americans.

In 2014, Kelly was included in Time magazine’s hundred most influential people in the list were among the other Putin and then US President Barack Obama